The voluptuous ladies who’ve graced music videos certainly have the power to drum up strong desires among men everywhere. However, avid fans aren’t the only ones who fall all over video vixens. Plenty of artists have found themselves unable to resist the charms of the sultry beauties featured in their videos.
Lana Del Rey joins other artists who have been canceling their shows in Israel, DJ Mustard releases 10 Summers album, Demi Lovato and Cheryl Lloyd kick off the Teen Choice Awards with “Really Don’t Care,” and more.
Big egos, big ideas, and big global presence mean that when musicians have something to say, they’re not only quick to run their mouths, their words spread across the pop culture consciousness like wildfire. From racist slurs to homophobic comments and even weighing in on politics, being a musician (to some) is a mandate to just say senseless stuff. From John Mayer’s racist Johnson to Shirley Manson’s primitive desires, these celebrities have given us some of the most controversial quotes of our time.
This week was all about introducing August as I <3 Video Vixens month. Discover what it took to become a video vixen in 2005, Beyoncé will receive the coveted Michael Jackson Vanguard Award at this year’s VMAs, Hailie Jade may pledge for a sorority in the fall and more.
Coldplay frontman Chris Martin visits VH1′s Top 20 Countdown to catch up with host Jim Shearer. The last time these two were together, Martin was only 26-years-old and trying to prove that he could sing and rap. These guys are so much fun to watch in this brand new episode of Top 20. Plus, Martin shares an intimate story about his father in this exclusive extra that didn’t make it on air.
Here at VH1, we love music. Every week we’ll be bringing you the top 5 songs/remixes of the week so all you have to do is kick back and enjoy. This week it’s all about Juicy J‘s brand new banger and rising star FKA Twigs.
The careers of many a classic rock band can be divided into two eras: their prime years – where they made their reputation and issued hit records, and then “everything after.” Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers are somewhat of an anomaly, in that their commercial success and critical acclaim has stretched over decades, pouring out hit albums and singles as the musical landscape continued to evolve around them. And close to 40 years and 12+ albums into their lifespan, they’re still rocking, even if their releases don’t make as much of a splash as they used to. This makes it an unexpected yet ideal time for them to strike with Hypnotic Eye, one of the band’s most solid efforts to date, and their first release the #1 spot on the Billboard album charts, which it did this week. Read more…
Before bursting onto the music scene in 2009, we knew Drake best as the Canadian actor who played wheelchair-bound Jimmy Brooks on Degrassi: The Next Generation. But five years after signing with Lil Wayne’s Young Money Entertainment imprint, Drizzy has become a major hip hop game changer. He has received dozens of accolades, including his first Grammy for Best Rap Album, and introduced the phrase “YOLO” into the pop culture lexicon. Did we mention he’s achieved all of this by the age of 27? Drake has accomplished so much at such a young age that it begs the question: has he eclipsed his mentor and boss, Weezy? Let’s break down the stats.